[Reevaluation of the nomenclature and diagnostic criteria in 477 patients with severe hepatitis].

@article{Wang2000ReevaluationOT,
  title={[Reevaluation of the nomenclature and diagnostic criteria in 477 patients with severe hepatitis].},
  author={Yingjie Wang and Yong Chen and Chang-hai Gu and Li-li Jiang and D Xiang},
  journal={Zhonghua gan zang bing za zhi = Zhonghua ganzangbing zazhi = Chinese journal of hepatology},
  year={2000},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={261-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the possibility of establishing more reasonable nomenclatures and diagnostic criteria for patients with severe hepatitis (SH) through analyzing clinical data of 477 cases of SH. METHODS The clinical characteristics and outcomes of SH were analyzed according to different criteria. RESULTS Chronic severe hepatitis (CSH) made up 88.5% of total cases of SH. The survival rate in the patients with hepatic encephalopathy was much lower than that without hepatic encephalopathy… CONTINUE READING

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